Anne Kinnes of Black Watch Museum tells of ‘vital extra element’ for visitor attractions

Anne Kinnes, chief executive at The Black Watch Museum in Perth, believes that offering authentic experiences can help tourism thrive. Speaking at the start of Scottish Tourism Week, ... Continue Reading →

Now is the time to reduce VAT on tourism industry

Marc Crothall With less than a month to go until Budget Day, many businesses are considering just what its impact will be. For those of us in Scotland’s tourism industry, the timing ... Continue Reading →

New Immigration Rules for visitors have been laid in Parliament

New Immigration Rules for visitors have been laid in Parliament with changes taking effect from 24 April 2015 The number of visitor routes will be consolidated from 15 to 4 as part ... Continue Reading →

ScotHot – Scotland’s biggest food, drink, hospitality and tourism event!

Register     Visiting   What’s on   Exhibiting   ScotHot – Scotland’s biggest food, ... Continue Reading →

We’re every one of us in tourism today

Income from visitors is worth £11bn to the nation, and it’s not only workers on the front line who are part of that success, writes Mike Cantlay. I work in tourism. No surprise there ... Continue Reading →

Five-Star Apprenticeship is Food and Drink to Participants

In the 2015 Year of Food and Drink there can be no better apprenticeship than the one being undertaken by 9 young Scots as they hone their skills at top hotels and attractions such ... Continue Reading →

Tourism thrilled the radio star

Scottish radio and TV presenter Edith Bowman will crown Scotland’s tourism champions next month when she hosts the Scottish Thistle Awards. The Fife-born star will be announcing the ... Continue Reading →

Golf on course for success in north east

Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match-play. Scotland’s newest European Tour golf event has been awarded £100,000 in funding. The Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match-play will be held at ... Continue Reading →

Springboard to run Student Centre at ScotHot 2015

Between the 4th and 5th March, ScotHot 2015 will take place at the SECC Glasgow exhibiting all things great about the industry. Springboard is delighted to be running the Student Centre ... Continue Reading →

Fishers Displays its Support for Scottish Tourism Alliance

Fishers Services, Scotland’s leading commercial laundry and textile rental provider, has underlined its long-standing relationship with the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) and support ... Continue Reading →